The City Rises #004

The last show of 2009! And what better way to celebrate than jump on the ‘Best of’ bandwagon. It was an absolutely bumper year of music as far as we here at the City Rises were concerned, and since this show was cut short for reasons I will not go into, the only proper and right thing to do was ‘The City Rises Best of 2009 Part 2’ for our first show of 2010. Stay tuned for that one coming shortly. It should be said that with so many amazing songs, often from the same artists and labels, we choose some that are open for debate. Still with offerings from the likes of Zomby, Mark Pritchard, Dam-Funk, Mount Kimbie, Mike Slott, Floating Points, Samiyam, 2562 and many more, it can’t be too far wrong. We did *criminally* miss out on the amazing Joker, with only one ‘Purple’ cut on Part 2 from Swindle, however we will make up for that in the coming weeks. Enjoy!

The City Rises Best of 2009 Part 1.
(Audio player and download link at the end of the post).

i should tell ya momma on ya (d-f remix) :: gangsta red :: stones-throw

serged :: mount kimbie :: hotflush
konotakosuke yaro :: dizz1 :: rush hour
home :: mike slott :: fat beats
equator jam :: ghosts on tape :: wireblock
air lock :: kona triangle :: porter records
ioio :: nosaj thing :: planet mu
steel legs :: julien dyne :: bbe
escape hatch :: aoi :: cd-r

mauna loa :: kona triangle :: porter records
quiz tears :: dimlite :: all-city records
tinder hearted :: super melody :: mush records
predator mode :: ghosts on tape :: wireblock
raw cuts #5 :: motor city drum ensemble :: mcde
45:33 (theo parrish remix) :: lcd soundsystem :: dfa records
haxan :: demdike stare :: modern love
vacuum boogie :: floating points :: eglo records
good to be here :: trevor loveys :: cd-r
drone :: move d :: modern love

trilingual dance sexperience :: dorian concept :: affine records
can’t stop this feeling (james blake remix) :: untold :: hemlock
flashback :: 2562 :: tectonic
play child :: faltydl :: planet mu
vancouver (2562 remix) :: martyn :: 3024
discipline :: untold :: hessle audio
bluez :: peverlist :: punch drunk

roller skates :: samiyam :: hyperdub
wind it up :: mark pritchard featuring om’mas keith :: hyperdub

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